the National Policy and Resource Center on Nutrition and Aging:
April 22, 2004:
This notice provides announcements
and links to new nutrition and aging information.
and Web links
Kit. For professionals, this kit includes information and tools to
plan and implement National High Blood Pressure Education Month activities.
NHLBI Health Information Center. (301) 592-8573.
Reflections. An online newsletter about food, nutrition and food
safety for consumers. University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension
in Lancaster County. In the April 2004 issue: "Increase Your Calorie Salary"
for some creative ways to build more walking into daily activities, using
as motivation "Use Your Feet More So You Can Eat More!".
& Vegetables Galore. For professionals, this tool provides information
and tips on planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and
promoting fruits and vegetables. Team Nutrition. (703) 305-1624.
Blood Pressure Information Slide Shows. For professionals, this slide
set includes 4 high blood pressure information update. NHLBI Health Information
Center. (301) 592-8573.
Well, Live Long. Health promotion and disease prevention for
older adults. Funded through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention, this website offers strategies and materials designed to
increase understanding of the changing health and social service needs
of an aging and more diverse population.
Hypertension Guidelines Quick Reference Card. For professionals, this
laminated card includes at-a-glance versions of essential JNC 7 evaluation
changes, new treatment algorithm, and compelling indications for individual
drug classes. NHLBI Health Information Center. (301) 592-8573.
J, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S. Chronic diseases, locomotor activity limitation
and social participation in older women: Cross sectional survey of British
Women’s Heart and Health Study. Age Ageing. 2004;33:293-298.
JS, Simonsick EM, Kritchevsky S, Yaffe K, Newman AB. The association between
physical function and lifestyle activity and exercise in the health, aging
and body composition study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52:502-509.
M, Simon C, Viola AU, Doutreleau S, Piquard F, Brandenberger G. Heart rate
variability in sportive elderly: Relationship with daily physical activity.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004;36:601-605.
GIL, Willis SL. Congruence of self-reported medications with pharmacy prescription
records in low-income older adults. Gerontologist. 2004;44:176-185.
P, Wagner E, Schmaling K, Schwartz S, Williams B, Diehr P, Kulzer J, Gray
S, Collier C, LoGerfo J. Community-integrated home-based depression treatment
in older adults: A randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2004;291:1569-1577.
NL, Evans B, Velasquez D. Measuring nursing home resident satisfaction
with food and food service: Initial testing of the FoodEx-LTC. J Gerontol
A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004;59:M370-M377.
IK, Irvine L, Williams B, McGinnis AR, Slane PW, Alder EM, McMurdo MET.
Why older people do not participate in leisure time physical activity:
A survey of activity levels, beliefs and deterrents. Age Ageing.
J, Mendes De Leon C, Kasl S, DiPietro L. Can physical activity attenuate
aging-related weight loss in older people?: The Yale Health and Aging Study,
1982-1994. Am J Epidemiol. 2004;159:759-767.
PC, Hirdes JP. Restriction in activity associated with fear of falling
among community-based seniors using home care services. Age Ageing.
X, Bermudez OI, Tucker KL. Plasma C-reactive protein and homocysteine concentrations
are related to frequent fruit and vegetable intake in Hispanic and non-Hispanic
white elders. J Nutr. 2004;134:913-918.
FT, Flomerfelt FA, Boyiadzis M, Gress RE. Aging, immunity and cancer. Curr
Opin Immunol. 2004;16:151-156.
SE, Gill TM. Recovery from disability among community-dwelling older persons.
N, Regan C. A systematic review of the effectiveness of interventions to
help older people adhere to medication regimes. Age Ageing. 2004;33:224-229.
KR. Obesity's effects on the onset of functional impairment among older
adults. Gerontologist. 2004;44:206-216.
JH, Smiciklas-Wright H, Mitchell DC, Miller CK, Jensen GL. Dietary patterns
of rural older adults are associated with weight and nutritional status.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004 ;52(4):589-595.
JA, Tang MX, Siddiqui M, Shea S, Mayeux R. Alcohol intake and risk of dementia.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52:540-546.
D. Enhancing the dining experience in long-term care: Dining with Dignity
program. J Nutr Elder. 2004;23:99-109.
EMH. Old age, malnutrition, and pressure sores: An ill-fated alliance.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2004;59:M355-M360.
D, Parahyba MI. Socio-demographic correlates of mobility disability in
older Brazilians: Results of the first national survey. Age Ageing.
LQ, Wellman NS, Castellanos VH, Himburg SP. Continued need for increased
emphasis on aging in dietetics education. J Am Diet Assoc. 2004;104:645-649.
Y, Lauwers-Cances V, Pahor M, Fillaux J, Grandjean H, Vellas B. Muscle
strength in obese elderly women: Effect of recreational physical activity
in a cross-sectional study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2004;79:552-557.
G, Adang E, Dicke H, Naber T, De Swart B, Disselhorst L, GOLuKE-WILLEMSE
G, Olde Rikkert M. Cost-effectiveness of an interdisciplinary intervention
in geriatric inpatients to prevent malnutrition. J Nutr Health Aging.
BWM, Visser M, Deeg DJH, Bouter LM. Lower levels of serum albumin and total
cholesterol and future decline in functional performance in older persons:
The Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam. Age Ageing. 2004; 33: 266-272.
A, McKenna J, Fox KR. The experiences of older people participating in
exercise referral schemes. J R Soc Health. 2004;124:18-23.
CC, Bienias JL, Evans DA, Morris MC. Reasonable estimates of serum vitamin
E, vitamin C, and ß-cryptoxanthin are obtained with a food frequency
questionnaire in older Black and White adults. J Nutr. 2004;134:
WW, Hui-Chan CW. Effect of 4- and 8-wk intensive Tai Chi training on balance
control in the elderly. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2004;36:648-657.
R, Penhall R, Chapman I. Nutritional screening of older people in a sub-acute
care facility in Australia and its relation to discharge outcomes. Age
RJ, Newman AB, Kritchevsky SB, Bretz WA, Corby PM, Ren D, Weissfeld L,
Rubin SM, Harris T. Periodontal disease and weight loss in older adults.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2004;52:547-553.
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